Today, The Walt Disney Company closed its July-September quarter with 12.1 million additional subscribers to Disney+. The new streaming numbers brings its total to 164.2 million worldwide.
Overall, Disney’s spectrum of direct-to-consumer services, which comprise Disney+, Disney+ Hotstar, Hulu and ESPN+, has surpassed 235 million global subscribers, up from 221.1 million total subscribers worldwide at the end of the previous quarter.
Disney CEO Bob Chapek credited Marvel Studios’ Disney+ series, Ms. Marvel, with the strong growth. From July to September Disney+ had a plethora of new content debut with titles such as Hocus Pocus 2, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Season 2, Andor, the live-action Pinocchio, Obi-Wan Kenobi, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 3.
Disney+ will launch its ad-supported tier during the current quarter, with that option rolling out on December 8.
Disney+ isn’t slowing down on content anytime soon, new titles on the way in the coming months include Willow, The Santa Clauses, Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special, Zootopia+, Save Our Squad with David Beckham, Limitless with Chris Hemsworth, and National Treasure: Edge of History.